YELLOW-BILLED OXPECKER

(Buphagus africanus)

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Roberts VI / VII 771 / 811
Clements 2000 190.1140
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-107
A medium bird (22-23 cm), found in the savannas of Africa south of the Sahara. It is confined to the northern parts of our region, and is generally uncommon, inhabiting savanna and woodland. It eats ticks found on larger mammals and is usually in small groups.

List of Stamps showing Yellow-billed Oxpecker

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0865 0642 1997 P1.50
Botswana 1077   2007 P4.90
Botswana 1079 m   2007 P4.90
Central African Republic 0974 0987 1983 180f
Central African Republic 2000.37m 2000 2000f
Liberia 2000.15 2000 $20
Malawi     2007 K55
Namibia 1090 m   2007 Std
Tanzania 1358 1320 1992 35s
Uganda 0562 1987 25s
Zambia 1044 m   2007 K1500
Zimbabwe 1244   2007 Std Postage
Zimbabwe 1249 ms   2007 Std Postage